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July 02, 2006

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The Degeneracy of American Conservatism 02 Jul 2006 01:50 pm

This piece of hysterical support for an unlimited executive power in a permanent war [referencing this NRO piece criticizing the SC's Hamdan decision], and contempt for the critical role of the judiciary in a constitutional republic reveals the depth of the rot in the American conservative mind and soul. From conservatism being a political tradition rooted in freedom from government control, and in the checks and balances of a constitutional order, conservatism has now morphed in America into a defense of unfettered executive power, in which all judicial checks are regarded as a form of tyranny. Yes: an executive empowered to be judge, jury, torturer and executioner is no problem. A Court attempting to uphold the constitution, in contrast, is a sign of outrageous tyranny. We truly have passed through the Looking Glass.

Got that?

Now go back and read his deeming of NRO's piece as "hysterical."

As the saying goes, projection isn't just a river in Egypt, Andy.

If life were a 1950's sci-fi movie, Andy would be the woman going all to pieces shrieking "We're all gonna die!" But someone with a big jaw would have slapped the silly bitch out of her hysteria by now.

Thanks to Greg.


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